Tuning superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene

  title={Tuning superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene},
  author={Matthew Yankowitz and Shaowen Chen and Hryhoriy Polshyn and Yuxuan Zhang and K. Watanabe and Takashi Taniguchi and David E. Graf and Andrea F. Young and Cory R. Dean},
  pages={1059 - 1064}
Upping the pressure in bilayer graphene The discovery of superconductivity and exotic insulating phases in twisted bilayer graphene has established this material as a model system of strongly correlated electrons. To achieve superconductivity, the two layers of graphene need to be at a very precise angle with respect to each other. Yankowitz et al. now show that another experimental knob, hydrostatic pressure, can be used to tune the phase diagram of twisted bilayer graphene (see the… 
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  • F. Guinea, N. Walet
  • Physics, Medicine
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2018
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